Merlyn Gail Kothmann and Grand Champion Steer

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Photograph of Merlyn Gail Kothmann wearing a short-sleeved pantsuit and holding the lead rope of a Grand Champion steer. She is holding the winning banner on the steer's back. In the background are two old cars and an old truck.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 6.5 in.

Creation Information

Smith, Guy E. 1944.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by Cattle Raisers Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 168 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Cattle Raisers Museum

This is the oldest and largest organization of its kind in the U.S. It first opened in 1980 to build public awareness and appreciation for ranching heritage. They relocated in 2009 to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, and maintain a vast exhibition dedicated to preserving and celebrating the history of the cattle industry.

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Description

Photograph of Merlyn Gail Kothmann wearing a short-sleeved pantsuit and holding the lead rope of a Grand Champion steer. She is holding the winning banner on the steer's back. In the background are two old cars and an old truck.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 6.5 in.

Notes

Typed on the back of the photograph is, "Surprise---1st Hereford steer-900-1025--champ. Hereford steer & gr. champ. steer of the show--Fort Worth show 1944 Merlyn Gail Kothmann, Mason, Texas".

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The materials in this collection, which include photographs, letters, books, and more, reflect on the rich and storied history of Fort Worth. This project was generously funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • 1944

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  • Feb. 27, 2009, 5:19 p.m.

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  • Nov. 21, 2011, 9:08 p.m.

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Smith, Guy E. Merlyn Gail Kothmann and Grand Champion Steer, photograph, 1944; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth43951/: accessed April 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cattle Raisers Museum.